Parenting, divorce classes offered in August

During August, Walters State Community College will offer the state-mandated Parenting and Divorce Class, the ServSafe Sanitation and Safety Class and Microsoft Excel Level 1.

For more information, or to register, contact Kellie Hendrix at or 423-798-7988.

Parenting and Divorce is offered online via the Zoom videoconference platform Aug. 5 or 19 from 5:30-9:30 p.m. The cost is $60. This course meets the Tennessee court requirement that divorcing parents take a parenting class. This class teaches valuable communication skills that will make the transition healthier and less traumatic for all family members, especially the children. 

ServSafe Sanitation and Safety is Aug. 9, 8 a.m.-6 pm. at the Sevier County Campus. The cost is $109. This class is based on the National Restaurant Association’s educational guides and includes a study of the hazard analysis critical control point system and training in all areas of food safety relevant to a food establishment. Federal and state laws, rules and regulations are stressed. This course is designed to help build an understanding of the principles of sanitation and safety and how to apply those in the food service workplace. 
Microsoft Excel Level 1 is be offered 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on August 12 at the Claiborne County Campus. The cost is $150.
The class is designed for those new to Microsoft Excel or transitioning from previous editions of the spreadsheet software. This class covers creating and working with Excel documents, exploring formatting, creating formulas and working with functions. The class also covers page layout features and offers time-saving shortcuts. The class also covers differences between Excel 16 and previous versions. The class has Zoom capability.